unattaching the power cable cause laptop could not shutdown

Kemian Dang dangkm at gmail.com
Sat Feb 2 15:39:35 PST 2008

I have tried "shutdown -p now" in terminal or click shutdown in GDM.
Both of them have the problem, it freezes and I do not know what it is doing.

I think maybe it's the acpi module halts when doing shutdown somewhere.

Anyway, thanks for suggestion, I will try this next time I close my computer.


On 02/02/2008, Mel <fbsd.questions at rachie.is-a-geek.net> wrote:
> On Saturday 02 February 2008 23:51:01 Kemian Dang wrote:
> > I am running FB7-rc1 on a HP/Compaq laptop. I find if I unplug the
> > power cable and let it use the battery, it will become slow, and
> > recover when plug in the power cable.
> That's a feature, not a bug. The cpu frequency scales, see cpufreq(4) for more
> information.
> > But when I shutdown the
> > computer, it will halt on the first stage and can not be shutdown.
> How do you shutdown?
> If shutdown -p NOW doesn't work, try shutdown -h NOW and press the power
> button.
> --
> Mel
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